Past Events

 

 

A Complete List of Past Events Organized by the Social Media Lab

  • CFP: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences

    What: 48th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) – Social Networking and Communities Mini-track Where: The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Kauai, Hawaii, US  When: January 5-8, 2015 Website: http://www.hicss.hawaii.edu/ Twitter hashtag: #HICSS   SOCIAL NETWORKING AND COMMUNITIES MINI-TRACK CO-CHAIRS: Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gruzd@dal.ca (Primary Contact) Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of British Columbia[...]
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  • 2014 International Conference on Social Media and Society

    What: 2014 Social Media & Society Conference Where: Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada When: September 27-28, 2014 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety14   CONFERENCE CHAIRS: Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gruzd@dal.ca (Primary Contact) Barry Wellman, University of Toronto Philip Mai, Dalhousie University Jenna Jacobson, University of Toronto IMPORTANT DATES: Paper &[...]
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    2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society

    What: 2013 Social Media & Society Conference Where: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada When: September 14-15, 2013 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13   CONFERENCE CHAIRS: Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gruzd@dal.ca (Primary Contact) Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of British Columbia Karine Nahon, University of Washington Stan Matwin, Dalhousie University IMPORTANT DATES: Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: May[...]
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  • CFP: Special Issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media

    American Behavioral Scientist * Special Issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media Editors: Anatoliy Gruzd <gruzd@dal.ca>, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University Barry Wellman <wellman@chass.utoronto.ca>, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto   Background The American Behavioral Scientist (ABS) invites submissions for a special issue on Measuring Influence in Social Media. The issue will deal with[...]
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  • #Influence12 – Group Discussions (Sat. Sep 29)

    Lead Discussant Participants Group 1  Qualitative Approaches Diane Rasmussen Neal  (University of Western Ontario, Canada) DeNel Rehberg Sedo, MSVU Sanjay Khanna, CGI Cornelius Puschmann, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Mary Cavanagh, University of Ottawa Kirstie Hawkey, Dalhousie University Nadine Desrochers, Université de Montréal Caroline Whippey, University of Western Ontario Dipak Gupta, San Diego State University, Ruth Collings,[...]
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  • #Influence12 – Social Activities

    Thursday, September 27 What: Kitchen Party at Casino Nova Scotia http://casinonovascotia.com/event/kitchen-party-12/ When: Thursday, Sep. 27 at 7pm Where to meet: In the lobby of the Four Points Hotel by Sheraton Halifax at 7pm. (If you are arriving after 7pm, you can still join us at the Casino after you have arrived. We will be at[...]
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  • #Influence12 – Poster Session

    Accepted Posters for the 2012 Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media <See the full Symposium Schedule>   @public_libraries : information isn’t enough – connect & mobilize or #misstheboat Mary Cavanagh (University of Ottawa, Canada Max Neuvians (University of Ottawa, Canada) A Comparative Study of Navigation Using Single vs. Community Driven Tag Clouds[...]
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    #Influence12 – Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media Sep. 28-29

    (Click here to view Top 10 active Twitter users) Recap of #Influence12: “@Storify of #Influence12 #Dalhousie Sept. 28-29, 2012″ Event Twitter Hashtag: #Influence12 About the Event: The objective of this 2-day event is to bring together experts in social media and online social networks from both the academic and business worlds to share ideas on the[...]
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    CFP: #Influence12 – Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media

    [error]The CFP is Now Closed. Visit the Main Event Page at http://socialmedialab.ca/influence12 to Register For this Free Symposium & Workshop[/error] A two-day symposium and workshop organized and hosted by the Social Media Lab at the School of Information Management, Dalhousie University and supported by MITACS, SSHRC, NCE GRAND and Dalhousie’s Faculty of Computer Science and[...]
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  • SciVerse WebApp Concept Design Competition (October 25, 2011)

      WHAT The Social Media Lab at the Dalhousie School of Information Management is pleased to announce the first ever SciVerse WebApp Concept Design Competition to find the next great web application for Elsevier’s new SciVerse search and discovery platform.  Elsevier is offering $3,000 in prizes and challenging Dalhousie students to help more than 15 million[...]
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  • Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite

    2011 Info & Soc Networks Symposium (November 4, 2011)

    ———————————————————————————————————— 8:00 am -12:30 pm Dalhousie University Faculty of Management, Rm.3089 6100 University Ave., Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Symposium Theme: Online Communities and Social Media: How companies and organizations can use social media to build communities of loyal clients and supporters Symposium Schedule Opening Remarks 08:00-08:30 Coffee Reception (courtesy of Elsevier) 08:30-08:45      Welcome Address[...]
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  • Bernie Hogan

    Information Management Public Lecture (March 25, 2011)

    Abstract: Traditional interfaces to social network sites (such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace) offer users few cues about the underlying friendship structure. Diverse weak ties such as neighbours, parents, workmates, family, high school chums, church mates and sports teams are represented in one-dimensional lists of ‘friends’. These lists make it difficult to work with information[...]
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    MITACS-MoMiNIS Seminar Series (March 24, 2011)

    Abstract This talk will give an overview of the sorts of social network data that are accessible through the Facebook API and some of issues that come with downloading and processing this data. In the first part of the talk, I review several pieces of software that allow for the download and capture of social[...]
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  • Barry Wellman

    2010 Info & Soc Networks Symposium (October 4, 2010)

        Schedule: 8:00 – 8:30 Coffee Opening Remarks 8:30 – 9:00 Research at the Social Media Lab Anatoliy Gruzd, Assistant Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University Short bio: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University in Canada. He earned his PhD in Library and[...]
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